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Business Administration Apprentice BBS Plumbing & Heating Supplies Ltd

An exciting opportunity for a hard-working individual to begin a long-term career with a local employer within the construction industry as a ‘Business Administration Apprentice’ at Bristol’s largest Plumbing & Heating merchant.

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Closing date: 18 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday 8am-4.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful applicant will receive full training, mentorship and learn various roles across the business to give the apprentice the best possible foundation to launch a long, successful career with BBS.

This could include working across the following departments:

  • Sales
  • Distribution
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Purchasing

Job Role will include:

  • Researching company and supplier data
  • Use of excel to analyse, maintain, and upload product descriptions, prices and data to our stock system
  • Great communication with immediate team and across the business to gain insight and trouble shoot problems
  • External communication with customer suppliers and customers via phone and email
  • Great attention to detail whilst updating our database
  • Filing office hard and soft data
  • Schedule and participate in meetings, take meeting notes for the team and take actions away to self-sufficiently complete
  • Ordering stationary and office supplies
  • Collecting and sorting post
  • Preparing documents by printing, copying, and binding, also scanning and photocopying
  • Learning about the company's mission and available products/services
  • Checking and posting purchase invoices with accuracy
  • Process supplier returns paperwork and chase credits
  • Monitoring and maintaining Purchase Ledger inboxes
  • Electronically filing purchase invoices and statements
  • Take customer card payments and enter on system
  • Prioritise workload and meet strict deadlines


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Eager to learn
  • Resilient
  • Problem solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Positivity
  • Trustworthy
  • Attentive
  • Hard-working
  • Punctual
  • Team player
  • Sense of humour is a must!

Desired qualifications

No minimum requirements.

Future prospects

Opportunity to work towards senior levels and progress within the business.

About the employer

A local, independently owned Plumbing & Heating Merchant with 5 branches across Bristol & Bath serving both Trade and Retail within our Plumbing & Heating, Bathrooms, Boiler Spares & Commercial divisions.


BBS Plumbing & Heating Supplies Ltd


Unit 3

Barton Hil Herapath Street



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Training provider

Reflections Training Academy

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Reflections Training Academy


Ellie Stone 01179221440

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills if required
  • Employability skills and workplace experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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